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My brother with Parkinson's and esophageal reflux condition having difficult swallowing food. Today a conference call schedule at 1:00pm with social worker to discuss a medical plan to see what other options available.
Submitted: 10 months ago.Category: Neurology
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Neurologist: Dr Stan, Doctor replied 10 months ago
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Hello this is Dr. Stan and I will assist you with your question today. I am U.S. trained,

Board Certified and I have 32 years of patient experience. I am happy to help you. I'm sorry that your brother has Parkinson's.

His medical plan should include a PEG tube placed into his stomach through his abdominal wall. This will provide for nutrition and medication. After the tube is placed he will no longer suffer from difficulty swallowing. In addition to the feeding tube a diet plan, exercise and continued medical care should be outlined to include administration of his medication. Discuss all of these with his social worker so a plan can be implemented.

Thank you for allowing me to provide assistance.

I am available to answer any additional questions you may have.

I hope your brother's medical problem(s) are resolved soon and he feels better. If you find the information I provided helpful, so I am compensated for my service, please rate me with 5-Stars. Thank you

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Neurologist: Dr Stan, Doctor replied 10 months ago

How is your brother feeling?

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